Sir Apfelot Blog

18 July 2022

What is spyware?

Spyware is the term used to describe the type of malware on the Mac, PC or mobile device that can silently collect data, copy content and/or track online activity. The different types of this spy software together can monitor everything […]
29 June 2022

Hermit Spyware - Apple stops iPhone spying by revoking certificates

Italian software company RCS Lab has developed software called Hermit that can be used to spy on smartphone users. Hermit can be installed via sideloading on both iOS and Android. Who goal of […]
30 May 2022

What is stalker ware?

Here at Sir Apfelot, we sometimes explain what lies behind certain types of malware and their English names. Today you get the answer to the question: What is stalkerware? And as the name suggests […]
7 July 2021

Audacity Alternatives: Free and Affordable Audio Programs

As already shown in May, the Muse Group has taken over the free audio editor Audacity. Users of the audio app for Windows, macOS and Linux should look forward to a more modern interface and additional functions. But currently [...]
5 May 2019

What is a keylogger?

There are various software and hardware solutions for recording inputs on a device such as a computer, smartphone and tablet, which are referred to as keyloggers. The keylogger records which keys are pressed and which words, phrases […]
20 December 2018

Warning against CCleaner - a cleaning program for Mac and Windows

Does CCleaner spy on its users and is dubious? After this article went online today, it only took me a few minutes to get several responses from readers advising me that one [...]